Only two of 49 UNESCO-recognized cultural sites around the Mediterranean Sea are safe from climate change, according to a new report.
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Plus, a star Met curator returns to the UK and dissident Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky faces a decade in prison.
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This month’s guide, organized by Paris-based art advisor Laurence Dreyfus, features Tatiana Trouvé, Tomás Saraceno, Ana Mendieta, and more.
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The director of the Watts Towers Arts Center, Rosie Lee Hooks, was suspended—and then reinstated. The saga reveals a lot about tensions in LA.
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The dealer argues that Steve Tananbaum’s claims are baseless because the artist “often takes years” to complete his sculptures.
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Joshua Rivkin’s new book about the artist is out this week, and it’s already courting controversy.
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Plus, Sotheby’s will sell three deaccessioned Georgia O’Keeffe paintings and a Saudi-funded cultural festival goes ahead in DC.
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